Author Archives: Tony Peters

2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

Adding interest to a wine can be as easy as letting a wine add interest to itself. Take this wine for example.  Extended maceration, wild ferment, placed in 100% old French oak for a year, unfined and unfiltered and plenty … Continue reading

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2013 Huntington Estate Vintage Fortified Shiraz

This was quite, let’s say, interesting for me.  I cannot remember ever reviewing a fortified wine…ever!  I mean, I’ve tried plenty of them and I am, without a doubt, a fan so to put one in a glass for me … Continue reading

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2017 Wirra Wirra Scrubby Rise Shiraz

Scrubby Rise as a straight Shiraz?  Did Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot want nothing to do with it, or did Shiraz think it was that good it could go it alone this vintage?  Is there going to be a Scrubby … Continue reading

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2018 Dr Edge Pinot Noir

In case you didn’t know, Dr Edge is a play on the surname of the winemaker and owner of this label, Peter Dredge.  If you have met him and/or know him, this sort of thing comes as no surprise.  He … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate ‘Tim Stevens Signature’ Shiraz Cabernet

I know this sounds bizarre, but have you ever been in a situation where you thought time just stood still?  I realise this is not possible, but people say things like this has happened to them in some situations.  How … Continue reading

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2017 De Iuliis LDR Vineyard Shiraz Touriga

I recently mentioned in another review that there is only one state in this mighty fine country of ours that has wine regions that I am yet to visit.  In case you didn’t read it, New South Wales is that … Continue reading

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2014 Robert Stein Reserve Shiraz

We caught up with a small group of friends recently, all of whom have travelled.  ‘Extensively’ would not be quite right but they get about.  The discussions revolved around where in the world we had all seen (not that we … Continue reading

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